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companies tell us how profit able they are. what does it mean for the markets and your money. >>> and what does bob woodward uncover in his new book about president obama and how he handles the economy. >>> no act. it is a familiar face with an important concern. my conversation with matt damon about cleempb water around the world. >>s this the place where i feel i can have the biggest impact on people's lives. >> the "wall street journal report" begins right now. >> we will have that in a minute but first bill griffeth with a look at the headlines. bill? >> here's what is making news as we head to a new week on wall street. the earnings season is upon us with mixed expectations. so far, that's what companies have been delivering. for example, financial giant jpmorgan chase beat estimates turning in a record profit. it sate housing has turned a corn canner. wells fargo beat expectations but fell short on the revenue side. industrial company alcoa met estimates but lowered the forecast citing slowing global economy and demand for aluminum. an ugly week for the markets. by thursday the dow w
you for joining us. >> thank you for having me. >> we got the numbers out on friday showing 114,000 new jobs created for the month. the unemployment rate the lowest in 3 1/2 years 7.8%. were you surprised by the numbers? what do you think it tells us where we are in the recovery. >> this is good news, no question. i think there are a couple of things to remember. first you get the context. we're 7.8% unemployment. historically over the last 60 years it has been 5.8%. two percentage points above where we would like to be. the other thing is where are the jobs coming from? health care is healthy, manufacturing is not. i think that will continue to be true. american workers need to understand we are moving to a knowledge economy, technology, solutions and services and not product. there is that shift in the work force, as well. >>> the markets neared multiyear highs this week. do you think it continues to go up and do you think this is a post-debate romney rally? >> i don't know how much the debate influences the markets overall. i think that for long-term toward like us at the mot
. welcome to the wall street journal repart. i'm maria bartiromo. companies tell us how profitable they are. what does it mean for the markets and your money. what is bob woodward uncovering in his new book about president obama? rare access to the president and how he handles the economy. a familiar face and concern. my conversation with matt damon about clean water around the world. >> it eeps the place where i feel i can have the biggest inl pact on people's lives. >> wall street journal report begins right now. >> the wall street journal report, now, maria bart row know. >> we'll have all that in a minute. first, bill griffith with a look at the headlines. >> here is a look at what's making news on wall street. the all important earnings season is upon us here with mixed expectations. so far, it's what companies have been delivering. jp morgan chase turned in estimates. housing turned a corner. wells fargo beat expectations but it fell short on the revenue side. alcoa lowered the forecast citing slower economy. by thursday, the dow was riding a four-day losing streak and the nasdaq had
. >> tell us broadly what impact you think either candidate would have on the economy and you're not affiliated or advising either campaign, yes? >> i'm not. i mean, if they got their vision put in place, then i think they very different. my best guess is that congress will resist whichever candidate becomes president and will sort of continue to muddle along. but, i think broadly president obama puts much more emphasis on reducing unequality and governor romney puts more emphasis on growth. they tell you we want everything and governor romney might say something about inequality, but broadly speaking that implies probably somewhat forward growth under president obama, maybe not for middle income americans and faster growth under romney. although, of course, we don't know exactly romney's plan but i think what he has in mind is a big tax cut, reagan/bush like, hopefully improving the tax system. i don't know if he could really believe that that would balance the budget or be neutral right away. but i think he believes he can much improve growth and over the long run things wou
. thanks for joining us. let's talk first about earnings. how would you characterize the earnings season so far? >> mixed at best. the expectations have been lowered, more companies on average are beating those. also hinted the revenue line is disappointing. and i add on top of that, it looks like analysts expectations for the fourth quarter and next year are on the high side. >> so, they have to come down. do you think that's priced into the market? will disappointments continue to affect stock prices? >> the stock market is up year to date, which means the valuation or pe levels have moved up. so, it's this tug of war between are earnings good enough and in this muddled economy we continue to see, it has to be the question we're asking. profit margins can't be sustained at these levels if revenue growth's not there. >> so, do you think this is a company specific story or jus slow down as a result of the global economy? we know things have slowed down quite a bit outside the united states as well. >> there are enough companies have tripped, as you hinted, geography doesn't matter. companie
of the u.s. economy. economists were expecting a growth rate of 1.8%. the number buoyed by an increase in consumer spending and stronger housing market. the air went out of stocks midweek. the dow fell 250 points on wednesday after poor earnings news and the market was flat later in the week. big multinationals did not farewell in earnings. caterpillar missed revenues and dupont fell short and said it would cut 1500 jobs. 3m met kpapt tigss and boeing and proctor & gamble beat expectations. among technology and internet companies, facebook and dwra hao beat expectations but facebook and disappointed. the ipad mini is lighter than the full size ipad and 7.9 inches and $329. two product launches for microsoft introducing windows 8 than tablet, the surface which retails for $499. it's been anything bau strong earnings season so far. have companies squeezed all of the profits they can from the revenues get? and what affect will the elections have on the market? joining me is bob doll from black rock. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, maria. >> let's talk about earnings. we have seen
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